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End of day oily oily skin wtf?

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Guys after I wash later in the day I get very oily skin am I supposed to rush and wash or just let it be and wait a couple of more hours when its time.

It aggravates me and makes me uncomfortable in public and stresses me more out?

What is the problem?

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Hi

Guys after I wash later in the day I get very oily skin am I supposed to rush and wash or just let it be and wait a couple of more hours when its time.

It aggravates me and makes me uncomfortable in public and stresses me more out?

What is the problem?

How many times a day do you wash? If it's more than two, that's too much. When people wash too often, their skin tries to compensate by producing more oil to protect itself until you wash again. It quickly turns into overcompensation and you end up looking like you put Crisco on your face during your lunch break! Your skin needs some oil to protect itself against bacteria which...causes acne!

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Sorry, but it's bs big time. There's no evidence that over-washing is responsible for oily skin.

Hi

Guys after I wash later in the day I get very oily skin am I supposed to rush and wash or just let it be and wait a couple of more hours when its time.

It aggravates me and makes me uncomfortable in public and stresses me more out?

What is the problem?

How many times a day do you wash? If it's more than two, that's too much. When people wash too often, their skin tries to compensate by producing more oil to protect itself until you wash again. It quickly turns into overcompensation and you end up looking like you put Crisco on your face during your lunch break! Your skin needs some oil to protect itself against bacteria which...causes acne!

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Sorry, but it's bs big time. There's no evidence that over-washing is responsible for oily skin.

Hi

Guys after I wash later in the day I get very oily skin am I supposed to rush and wash or just let it be and wait a couple of more hours when its time.

It aggravates me and makes me uncomfortable in public and stresses me more out?

What is the problem?

How many times a day do you wash? If it's more than two, that's too much. When people wash too often, their skin tries to compensate by producing more oil to protect itself until you wash again. It quickly turns into overcompensation and you end up looking like you put Crisco on your face during your lunch break! Your skin needs some oil to protect itself against bacteria which...causes acne!

Do some research, johnny.

"The acid mantle and its role in acne:

Our skin's main function is to literally hold everything together, ie. keep our organs in a collective group. To do this effectively the skin needs to be strong, elastic and keep everything in, as well as keep things out. The things we want to keep out are excess moisture, viruses, bacteria, fungi, corrosive things, and keep our body at the correct temperature and moisture level.The pores on our skin regulate the temperature and moisture levels, and the combination of oil and sweat glands (sebaceous and sudoriferous glands) on our skin keep it healthy and elastic. THE COMBINED EXCRETIONS OF OIL AND SWEAT FORM THE "ACID MANTLE" WHICH SURROUNDS OUR BODY AND HAS A pH OF 5.5.The ACID MANTLE is our body's first defense mechanism against bacteria invading it. The slight acid conditions are disliked by bacteria. The acid mantle develops at puberty for our adult system.When we are children we do not have an acid mantle, hence why children are more exposed to disease, viruses and fungal infections like ringworm, that adults do not tend to get. The mantle around a child is pH 7, which is neutral.

The change from a mantle of 7pH to a more protective ACID MANTLE happens at puberty when we start producing more hair on our bodies. Each hair follicle has at least one sebaceous or oil gland, which becomes active as the hair starts to grow and this changes the balance of oil and sweat on the skin. The hormones that control sweat also become active, hence the whole surface of the skin in a teenager is totally different to that of a child. The body is trying to create a safer, more protective environment. THE OIL ON OUR SKIN PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE!!!!

It is now that the problem of acne starts to occur, with the skin becoming clogged with oil and dead cells, forming small pimples and black heads. A teenager often feels that they are not clean so they tend to wash until the skin feels "squeaky" clean, stripping the skin of oil, and if using soap, altering the pH to alkaline conditions. This is opposite to what the body is trying to achieve, to protect the body, so it will naturally produce more oil, in order to correct the body to the "safest" condition which is a pH of 5.5. The continued cleansing of the skin with alkaline products like soap create a see-saw effect on the bodies hormonal system, which controls the amount of oil being produced. In order to correct an alkaline skin condition it will have to produce much more oil than a neutral or slightly acid condition. This is why soap, urine (yea gross), body washes etc. Are no good, I was with them because we do need some form of detergent to clean ourselves of stink, dirt, grime etc. As far as conditioning your skin and improving it they certainly don't. That is why I recommended the ACV regimen so your skin won't work as hard and your skin cna achieve what it has been trying to achieve since puberty."

Marco, look here:

http://www.acne.org/messageboard/index.php...=108428&hl=

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I only wash twice morning and night.

Thanks daughter of eve it was informative, there was stuff there I never knew.

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Welcome to the club!

that used to happen 2 me. accutane kicks ass. i definatly passed my initial breakout but it took 2 months. the oil is all gone after like a week though :cool:

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